Lo­cal adds to gold rush in the pool

Canning Gazette - - SPORT -

ROSS­MOYNE life­saver Har­ri­son Hynes won three in­di­vid­ual gold medals, help­ing pro­pel WA to sec­ond over­all in the Aus­tralian Pool Life­sav­ing Cham­pi­onships re­cently.

The three-day event at HBF Sta­dium con­sisted of pool life­sav­ing events com­bin­ing Un­der 14 and Se­nior (Un­der 16, Un­der 19, Open and Masters) com­pe­ti­tion.

Hynes also won an in­di­vid­ual sil­ver, in­di­vid­ual bronze, five team gold, one team sil­ver and one team bronze, as well as the Men’s Un­der 19 In­di­vid­ual Over­all Cham­pi­onship.

WA’S team of 16 swim­mers won 18 gold, 14 sil­ver and 13 bronze over­all to fin­ish sec­ond be­hind NSW in front of a home crowd. Jake Smith and Chalise Pratt won the Male and Fe­male Life­savers of the meet re­spec­tively.

WA’S team also won gold in the In­ter­state Un­der 19 Cham­pi­onship and In­ter­state Men’s Over­all Cham­pi­onship, sil­ver in the In­ter­state

Un­der 16 Cham­pi­onship and bronze in the CPR Over­all Open Team, In­ter­state Open Cham­pi­onship and the In­ter­state Women’s Over­all Cham­pi­onship.

Smith, Pratt, Hynes, TJ Chong Sue, Kel­ton Roth­nie and Morgan Knox were named in the Aus­tralian team for their age group.

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